Takara Dramatic Capture Series

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by fartsniffer42, Oct 3, 2023.

  1. Optimus1138

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    I dreamed last night released another set in this line that included a color-matched Sunstreaker with clear windows. Come on Takara, give us that and a darker green Hound!
     
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  2. JasonTFW2005

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    You think Soundwave is jealous Laserbeak is sitting on Megatron\'s arm?
     
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  3. Sandstormer

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    I reckon the next set will be an 'alternate universe' Prime that is even more dead, Hot Rod in slightly different colours and maybe Perceptor or one of the others who were gawping at Prime as he kicked the bucket, as well as his death bed itself.

    Working title: Dramatic Seizure.
     
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  4. galvatran

    galvatran Galvatran lives!

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    I dunno. I'm in the minority, Shockwave's pose looks a little odd. Definitely not gansta or threatening.
     
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    Anyone remember New York Toy Fair 2020? I remember seeing the images of a painted prototype ER Megatron. See attached images. I remember seeing those images and predicting that this would be released in the very near future as an exclusive variant. I never imagined it would take until 2024 to finally see a version of what they featured. Finally, I guess.

    I like the Takara Dramatic Capture version better. I wonder why it's taken this long though. I think I will hold out on picking this up until I see what the 2025 SS86 offering will look like.

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  6. Bountyan

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    Got my shipping notice from HLJ
     
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    Hobby Search Japan just charged me for my order. Shipping is about five times what I estimated it to be and more than the cost of the order itself.

    Edit: I contacted Hobby Search and they have very promptly helped by changing the shipping method to a much more economical option. I'm actually very impressed with the service!
     
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  8. Purple Heart

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    “Traumatic Capture”.
     
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  9. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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    Sucks. Sorry to hear that.
    Anime Export got there’s as well.
     
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    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    HLJ has fairly reasonable shipping options compared to some other places (who may charge less for items but then charge significantly higher for shipping).
     
  11. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Content Contributor Veteran

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    Did you use DHL? If that was 1 of the options, they charge by box size instead of weight.
     
  12. IgnikaMarcus

    IgnikaMarcus Scale Charts are pointless.

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    They are looking good...
     
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  14. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    I did notice from various places that shipping from Japan for the bridge set is much higher than usual, likely due to the relatively large box size.

    Robotkingdom has in stock but the price is just about doubled when including shipping.
     
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    I've edited my post because after contacting Hobby Search they changed my shipping method and the price is quite reasonable now.

    I'm actually very impressed with how quickly they sorted it out.

    I looks like I did originally have DHL selected, so there is a lesson there. DHL is four or five times more expensive than EMS or ECMS.
     
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    damnit!!! The rest of the month releases got charged, but not this…
     
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    Good to hear it.
     
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  19. Veridioz

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    Kinda don't want this set But GOD DAMN that Megatron looks beautiful. The only thing I'm Scared of is the yellowing plastic and 2 out of 3 figures here are notorious for that shit.
     
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  20. Foster

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    That's superstitious to think the mold has something to do with yellowing. It's the plastic used at the time that was the problem, not the mold.
     
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